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  • Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up
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    Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

    By 24 September 2009

    Microsoft has said that it has signed big name publishers like EA and Activision to create new games for it's yet to be released Project Natal. Talking at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Microsoft confirmed that publishers actively working on games for...

  • Scott Pilgrim video game planned
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    Scott Pilgrim video game planned

    By 27 July 2009

    Cult comic Scott Pilgrim is to be made into a video game, confirmed the creator, Brian Lee O'Malley, at the San Diego Comic Convention over the weekend. A feature film is already in the works, starring Michael Cera and is currently filming in Toronto....

  • VIDEO: "Your Shape" for Wii from Ubisoft
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    VIDEO: "Your Shape" for Wii from Ubisoft

    By 4 June 2009

    Ubisoft has revealed what can now be described as a rival to Microsoft's Project "your-body-is-the-controller" Natal with a new fitness game that tracks body movement. Although only for one title so far, the "Your Shape" game, comparisons between Ubisoft's...

  • Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360
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    Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360

    By 2 June 2009

    Microsoft is stepping up the ante with a plethora of exclusives over the next year, as it tries to lure games away from Sony's PS3 and Nintendo's Wii. Claiming to appeal to the family, Microsoft has for its exclusives gone after the hardcore gamers with...

  • The Wheelman - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    The Wheelman - Xbox 360 review

    By 7 April 2009

    At first glance, The Wheelman seems to be attempting to travel down the murky old route of copying Grand Theft Auto IV. And doing it quite badly. You’ve got a big open world to explore, missions for different factions to complete, and a multitude of...

  • Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Directors Cut - Wii review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Directors Cut - Wii review

    By 25 March 2009

    It’s part of the unwritten law of the games reviewers (just between adoring the Dynasty Warriors games, and having an unnatural love for all things Sega) that every article involving a modern day point'n'click adventure title should begin with a lengthy...

  • Tom Clancy’s HAWX - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Tom Clancy’s HAWX - Xbox 360 review

    By 9 March 2009

    The Tom Clancy branch of video games takes yet another unusual turn, now encompassing the much underutilised - console wise - flight sim genre. Well, calling HAWX a “sim” is a bit of a stretch really. Those of you with a semblance of knowledge of...

  • Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip - Nintendo Wii review

    By 24 December 2008

    While Nintendo’s money spinning Wii Fit with balance board usually spends less time on the shop shelves than overpriced tat at a Next sale, titles making excellent use of the handy peripheral have been thin on the ground. In fact outside the fairly...

  • Prince of Persia - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Prince of Persia - Xbox 360 review

    By 15 December 2008

    The rebirth of the Prince of Persia franchise with the Sands of Time on the last generation of consoles was a true delight. Once again we had some stunning platforming brilliance, rounded off by a gorgeous graphical style and the fresh ability to rewind...

  • Survey suggests game retailers not feeling the credit crunch
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    Survey suggests game retailers not feeling the credit crunch

    By 12 December 2008

    Despite all the newspapers filling up column inches telling us about the impact of the credit crunch on consumer spending this Christmas, it would seem that the majority of specialist game retailers are feeling quite the opposite. In fact according to...

  • Guitar Rock Tour - Nintendo DS review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Guitar Rock Tour - Nintendo DS review

    By 27 November 2008

    Music games seem to be taking over the world. Can Gameloft get into the action with their Rock Tour for the DS? We get strumming to find out. Guitar Rock Tour takes on the familiar premise of letting you play along to a number classic rock anthems. In...

  • UFC fighter kicked out for not signing over THQ likeness rights
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    UFC fighter kicked out for not signing over THQ likeness rights

    By 24 November 2008

    American kickboxer Jon Fitch has reportedly been been booted out of the Ultimate Fighting Championship after he refused to sign a lifelong licensing deal with THQ. The 30-year-old fighter has been fighting in the UFC since 2002, but became pretty dispensible...

  • Far Cry 2 DLC priced
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    Far Cry 2 DLC priced

    By 24 November 2008

    If you've been waiting for Far Cry 2 downloadable content, Ubisoft has today announced how much you'll have to fork out to get your hands on it. The Fortune's Pack is the first DLC to be announced and will include three new weapons and vehicles, as well...

  • Google to close Lively in December
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    Google to close Lively in December

    By 20 November 2008

    Google has announced it is to close down Lively, the company's social virtual world launched in July. The news was confirmed in an official blog post, stating the project would be discontinued in December. "We want to ensure that we prioritise our resources...

  • Wrath of the Lich King becomes fastest selling PC game ever
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    Wrath of the Lich King becomes fastest selling PC game ever

    By 20 November 2008

    Blizzard has said that the World of Warcraft's second expansion pack, Wrath of the Lich King, has sold more than 2.8 million copies in its first day on sale. Its performance has earnt the game the title of fastest-selling PC game of all time, eclipsing...

  • Epic making Gears 2 matchmaking fix "number one priority"
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    Epic making Gears 2 matchmaking fix "number one priority"

    By 19 November 2008

    Epic has said it has put fixing Gears of War 2's skill-based matchmaking top of its priorities after gamers reported long wait times when using it. Senior producer Rod Fergusson addressed the issue on the official forums, saying: "We're aware that some...

  • Ubisoft announces Prince of Persia pre-order goodies
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    Ubisoft announces Prince of Persia pre-order goodies

    By 19 November 2008

    Ubisoft has good news for Prince of Persia fans - it will be releasing an exclusive pre-order edition that will be available exclusively from Play.com. Those who cough up the cash early will be rewarded for their loyalty with a comic book outlining the...

  • No plans to replace Wii anytime soon, says Nintendo boss
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    No plans to replace Wii anytime soon, says Nintendo boss

    By 14 November 2008

    It seems Nintendo are quite happy with its console offering at the moment, thank you very much. Speaking at a Reuters investment conference this week, Nintendo's big boss Reggie Fils-Aime brushed off talk that Nintendo would release a new console soon....

  • Nintendo to launch economy game for DS
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    Nintendo to launch economy game for DS

    By 6 November 2008

    Nintendo is developing a game about that plans to teach you all about the economy. Yes, you read correctly - the economy. Probably not one of Nintendo's biggest cashcow ideas, the publisher thinks it's about time the economy was made more fun, and has...

  • Half of NXE features cut during development, says Microsoft
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    Half of NXE features cut during development, says Microsoft

    By 6 November 2008

    It seems that despite all the exciting things we have to look forward to with the New Xbox Experience, there may well have been a lot more if Microsoft had had its way. The company has admitted it had to cut half of its original plans for the update during...

  • Limited Edition EndWar to come with official PS3 headset
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    Limited Edition EndWar to come with official PS3 headset

    By 5 November 2008

    Ubisoft has announced it will bundle the official Sony PS3 Bluetooth headset with the Limited Edition version of Tom Clancy's EndWar. The headset will allow you to make the most of the voice command support the game offers for things such as giving orders....

  • Far Cry 2 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Far Cry 2 - Xbox 360 review

    By 27 October 2008

    The mercenary lifestyle has been regularly explored during the last few years. Most notably in the likes of the Mercenaries series, and stunning PC shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R. The sequel to the ever impressive PC based Far Cry has been ushered down this now...

  • ESA confirms "expanded E3" for June 2009
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    ESA confirms "expanded E3" for June 2009

    By 23 October 2008

    The Entertainment Software Association has confirmed that E3 2009 will take place 2-4th June next year. As we reported to you earlier this week, the event is due to be held once again at the LA Convention Centre and is being described as an "expanded...

  • Ubisoft announces Planet Rescue game range
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    Ubisoft announces Planet Rescue game range

    By 21 October 2008

    Now here's a little something for the kids. Ubisoft has announced a new range of games for the DS and Wii called Planet Rescue, which aim to help children learn about the environment and endangered animals. Aimed at both boys and girls aged 6-12, there...

  • Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway - Xbox 360 review

    By 1 October 2008

    The Brothers In Arms series was the perfect accompaniment to the WWII based Call of Duty titles. While the latter was straight action, BIA handed you total control of the chaps on the battlefield. So as well as worrying about your own behind, you had...